The blue of the sky boggled me, The green of the grass eluded me. I wanted to do many more things, But I did not have the means. I was always scowling, For I felt all were troubling. I was always stressed, My life was a total mess. I was filled with hatred, Until my… Continue reading Fortuitous Escape
Beauty is evident in… A rose in the garden, A lily in the pond, Snow in the mountain, Pearls in the ocean, Colours of the rainbow, Fruit filled trees, Beauty is God's own creation! Beauty is visible in… The dimple of a baby, The smile of a child, The mind of an adolescent, The brow… Continue reading Facets of Beauty
People said that you were a bully, But that I did not believe. They said that you made girls cry, I said that you wouldn't dare. Teachers pointed out your faults, I felt that they were at fault. They said you didn't try hard enough, But I felt you were given more than enough. Friends… Continue reading Lament of a Mother
Recently, doctors from different states in the country have gone on protest over a spate of assaults on their colleagues by patients’ relatives. The placards in their hands that read “don’t harm your life savers,” give voice to their anguish. However, people have questioned the ethics of the protesting doctors whose strike has caused untold… Continue reading Atrocity on Doctors: Save the Life-Savers
I am a typical example of what one could call a “jack of all trades and master of none” in my eternal quest to attain the impossible- the reduction of weight. The fact that my blouses were refusing to go in with ease eluded me till it was a little too late. I always put… Continue reading Battle of the Bulge
Vaidehi watched her son's happy face from behind the curtains. It seemed ages since he'd had such a wonderful time. She continued watching the way he threw back his head and laughed at what Hannah told himâ€¦ They had shared a good friendship through their childhood, living in the same neighbourhood. He had moved on… Continue reading Happy Ending?
I read the article ‘Obesity and the stigma’ by Srikanth Sharan (The Hindu, Open page Sunday, October 11, 2009) with interest and some reservation. I agree with him that we all seem to have become a slave to the fashion industry as far as being figure conscious or being obsessed with our physical attribute is… Continue reading Discrimination Against Dark Skin